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California Bishop Amat runs past Bearcats, 42-7

September 5, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo running back Isaiah Mallory (26) splits a pair of defenders during the Bearcats 42-7 loss to Bishop Amat of La Puente, Calif. Friday night at Bearcats Stadium. Mallory, who rushed for 161 yards on 29 carries, scored Aledo's lone touchdown.

Bishop Amat from La Puente, Calif. jumped out to a 21-0 lead by scoring three different ways - with a rushing touchdown, a blocked punt returned for a TD and by reaching the end zone through the air - en route to a 42-7 win over the Class 5A No. 1 Aledo Bearcats Friday night at Bearcat Stadium.
The loss evens the Bearcats record at 1-1. The Bearcats will play next at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 at home against Monterrey (Mexico) Tech.
After racing out to a three-touchdown lead, Amat closed the first-half scoring on a one-yard plunge up the middle by running back Anthony Camargo for his second TD and a 28-0 lead.
Amat added two more scores in the second half, the first on a 10-yard pass from quarterback Damian Garcia to receiver Brandon Morales, and the second for a 42-0 lead on a 12-yard pass from Garcia to Brandon Arconado.
The Bearcats got on the board in the fourth quarter. The big play in the drive was a 78-yard keeper down the right sideline by quarterback Luke Bishop, which brought the ball to the Amat 11.
Two plays later, running back Isaiah Mallory scored on a one-yard run off right tackle, and Carson White booted the extra point to cut the Amat lead to 42-7.

Live Blog: Aledo vs. Bishop Amat

September 5, 2014 by Randy Keck

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TCA volleyball tournament

September 4, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

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Trinity Christian Academy junior setter Brianna Ludwig sets up a hitter Thursday morning during the Lady Eagles' win over Fort Worth Hill School during the TCA Third Annual Invitational Volleyball Tournament at the TCA gym.
The Lady Eagles will continue pool play today with matches at 11:30 a.m. against Harvest Christian and 4 p.m. against Johnson County SA.
The tournament runs through Saturday, Sept. 6 at the TCA gym. The championship match is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. on Saturday.

Shuttles available in Waco for Bearcats/Cedar Park game

August 27, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Baylor University will have shuttle runs for fans attending the Aledo Bearcats/Cedar Park game Friday, Aug. 29 at McLane Stadium.
The first shuttle pickup will be at 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Square, located in downtown Waco at 4th Street and Austin Avenue.
The drop off point will be at University Parks Drive near the Baylor School of Law building.
The shuttle frequency is expected to be every 10-15 minutes.
Parking and shuttle ride are free.

Blog Demo

August 26, 2014 by Randy Keck

This page is intended to demonstrate in a general way how The Community News' blogs work. Most of the postings are nonsense - the text is there for demonstration purposes.

You can see during sports events we will have a live scoreboard. Game photos may be inserted, and readers can post their comments.

Ads are click-able, as the Beyond Faith sample shows.

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No. 8 Ladycats sweep Stephenville

August 26, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo sophomore hitter Camryn McLelland sends down a kill Tuesday night during the Ladycats sweep of Stephenville at the AHS gym.

Aledo sophomore middle Maddie Goings recorded a match-high 13 kills and senior outside hitter Emily Clayton added six stoppers and a match-high three blocks to lead the Class 5A state-ranked No. 8 Ladycats to a convincing 25-16, 25-8, 25-17 win over Stephenville Tuesday night at the AHS gym.

The win raises the Ladycats record to 12-5, while the Honeybees drop to an even 9-9.

Sophomore middle Emily Smith added six kills for AHS, with senior hitter Madison Lopez adding five.

For more, and for comments from head coach Kathy Goings, see the Aug. 29 issue of The Community News.

Live Blog: Aledo vs. Cedar Park

August 26, 2014 by Randy Keck

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Ladycats host Stephenville today in non-district volleyball match

August 26, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo sophomore middle Madison Goings blocks a kill attempt Saturday morning during the Ladycats win over Prosper at the Northwest tournament. The Ladycats host Stephenville at 6:30 p.m. today.





Class 5A state-ranked No. 7 Aledo will continue non-district volleyball play at 6:30 p.m. today at home as the Ladycats take on Stephenville.
The freshman and JV matches will begin at 5:30 p.m.
The 11-5 Ladycats are coming off a strong weekend at the Northwest Volleyball Classic where they defeated 5A No. 4 Prosper in the quarterfinals before falling to Denton Guyer in the semifinals.
The Honeybees bring a 9-8 record into the match.

Ladycats reach championship bracket after winning pool at NWISD Volleyball Classic

August 22, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Winning their pool on Friday, the Class 5A state-ranked No. 9 Aledo Ladycats will have a chance to play for the Northwest ISD Volleyball Classic title as they advance to Saturday's championship bracket.
The Ladycats will face Class 5A No. 4 Prosper at 9:30 a.m. at Northwest High School.
Should the Ladycats win, they would play in the championship bracket semifinals at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
The championship game is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Bearcats end week with Friday morning scrimmage at Nelson

August 22, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo senior running back Isaiah Mallory looks for an opening Friday morning during the Bearcats scrimmage at Byron Nelson High School. Mallory scored touchdowns on runs of 42 and 5 yards.

In their final tune up before the season opener next week, the defending state champion Aledo Bearcats scored the last touchdown of the controlled portion of the scrimmage and the last in the timed segment Friday morning in a practice game at Byron Nelson High School in Trophy Club.
The Bearcats will open the 2014 season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, against Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium.
"It went a lot like we thought," Bearcats head coach Steve Wood said. "We're green, and we had a lot of guys who were experiencing their first 'Friday night' type of experience. They will have to learn and grow up fast.
"The offense finally settled in after a few jitters, but we still have a long way to go. We aren't there yet, but we will get there, and that's why we have these scrimmages.
"Defensively, I don't know yet where we really stand (until the coaches watch the film), but right now I am not pleased.
"Nelson (in the timed part of the scrimmage) took the ball and drove 94 yards (for a touchdown) on us, and that is not good.
"We got tired, they were going fast (no-huddle offense) and we didn't get lined up correctly for two or three downs and it cost us. We have to grow up; we have to grow up.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, October 23

  • AHS at District Meet, Cleburne High School, 1501 Harlin Drive, Cleburne, Texas, 76035, 10:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. Victory Christian at Aledo Middle School, 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, October 24

  • AHS at Burleson;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

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